St Andrews was preparing for the Open, but I headed to Oxford for the RoSBNet Workshop.


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01standrewswelcome
St Andrews welcomes
Open visitors
02bridges
Bridges are built
to the golf course
03tents
And the whole place
erupts with tents
04peoplecamping
People come
and camp
05vans
There are phalanxes
of vans
06limos
And limos
07airplane
I get on an airplane
to Birmingham
08drivingtunnel
I got a good view
of driving in the gangway
09airrail
I take the
Air-Rail Link
11train
To the train station
12oxford
And go to Oxford
13birdandbaby
I pass the Bird and Baby
Tolkien's old haunt
14stannescollege
And go to St Anne's College
15room
Where I have
a very modern room
16building
The workshop
is in the same building
17inside
On the ground floor
18talks
We have talks
19panel
And panel discussions
20coffee
Coffee breaks
20posters
And poster sessions
21dinner
There is a fancy dinner
22fancymint
Which ends with
a fancy, handmade mint!
22ashmolean
After the workshop
I stop at the Ashmolean
22moneyexhibit
They have an exhibit
on money
24moneydisplay
Lots of kinds of money
25piggybank
A piggy bank
from 16th century Indonesia
26safavidcoin
A Persian coin
from the Safavid era
27mongolscript
Another Persian coin
with Mongol script (turn of 14th century)
28writing
There is also an exhibit
on writing
29statue
And one on the human form
with lots of statues
30statue2
Another statue
31giftshop
And a museum trip is never complete
without a visit to the gift shop
32plane
I fly back home
33tigerwoods
And watch the Open on TV
Tiger Woods takes a shot

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